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Michael Buettner Exiting m4e

CFO and founding member stepping down from German brand management and media company on April 29 will be replaced by Johannes Walzer from Munich-based Refined Labs.

HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH, GERMANY -- Michael Buettner, CFO of the German brand management and media company m4e AG, has decided for personal reasons to not renew his contract beyond April 30, 2016. The agreements with Buettner stipulate that he will continue to accompany the company in an advisory capacity. As founding member, Buettner has been part of the management board of the company since 2003, and since its IPO in 2007 Chief Financial Officer of the m4e AG.

As of May 2, 2016, Buettner’s responsibilities in the company will be assumed by Mr. Johannes Walzer as commercial manager. Walzer comes from Refined Labs GmbH, a leading provider of performance marketing solutions located in Munich, where he also held the position of commercial manager and authorized officer.

Hans Ulrich Stoef, CEO of the m4e AG, thanks his long-time companion commenting, “With very much joy I look back on more than 15 years that we have spent together in this exciting industry and thank Michael Buettner, also on behalf of the supervisory board, for his ever dependable, excellent management of m4e’s finances. He always did this with a sure and steady hand, making a huge contribution on m4e’s development to a successful stock market listed company. We are happy that he will continue to advise the company as consultant and proud to welcome Mr. Johannes Walzer as worthy successor.”

Source: m4e AG